Baby gorilla born in America

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San Diego Zoo has just welcomed the arrival of a new baby gorilla.

Imani, the 18 year old gorilla was having trouble giving birth so an operation was performed to help the safe arrival of the baby. Operations for animal births are rare.

The baby girl was born weighing 2kg and is being cared for at a veterinary hospital, her mother is recovering well too.

The baby is the 8th gorilla to call San Diego Zoo it’s home.

Article written by  D Mulhern

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